[Chicago-talk] ora review titles

Ed Summers ehs at pobox.com
Wed Sep 3 22:04:46 CDT 2003

More O'Reilly titles available for review. //Ed


"Windows XP Unwired" provides a complete introduction to all the
wireless technologies supported by Windows XP, including Wi-Fi
(802.11b, a, and g), infrared, Bluetooth, CDMA2000, and GPRS. This book
is a one-stop wireless information source for technically savvy Windows
XP users. It will show you the full-spectrum view of Windows XP's
wireless capabilities, how to take advantage of them, and the
limitations and liabilities of each wireless technology.

***Regular Expression Pocket Reference
Order Number: 415X
"Regular Expression Pocket Reference" is a comprehensive guide to
regular expression APIs for C, Perl, PHP, Java, .NET, Python, vi, and
the POSIX regular expression libraries. This handy book offers newbie
and advanced programmers a complete overview of the syntax and
semantics of regular expressions, which are at the heart of every
text-processing application. When you've reached a sticking point and
need to get to a solution quickly, this pocket reference is the book
you'll want to have.  http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/regexppr/

***Kerberos: The Definitive Guide
Order Number: 4036
By integrating Kerberos into Active Directory in Windows 2000 and 2003,
Microsoft has extended the reach of Kerberos to all networks large or
small. This book shows you how to implement Kerberos on Windows and
Unix systems for secure authentication. In addition to covering the
basic principles behind cryptographic authentication, the book covers
everything from basic installation to advanced topics such as
cross-realm authentication and defending against attacks on Kerberos.

***eBay Hacks
Order Number: 5644
Whether you're a newcomer or a longtime user, "eBay Hacks" will teach
you how to maximize your success within this community. The book
features hacks written for buyers, sellers, developers, and all users.
You'll find a wide range of topics, from monitoring the bidding
process, getting refunds to fixing photos to in-depth tips for running
a business on eBay to writing scripts to automate the more tedious

***Perl Cookbook, 2nd Edition
Order Number: 3137
"Perl Cookbook, 2nd Edition" offers a comprehensive collection of
problems, solutions, and practical examples for anyone programming in
Perl. The second edition has been fully updated for Perl 5.8, with
extensive changes for Unicode support, I/O layers, mod_perl, and new
technologies that have emerged since the previous edition. Recipes have
been updated to include the latest modules, and new recipes have been
added to every chapter. Find a Perl programmer, and you'll find a copy
of "Perl Cookbook" nearby.  

***Windows XP Hacks
Order Number: 5113
"Windows XP Hacks" offers tips, tools, and know-how to bend Windows XP
to your will. The book delves into topics such as changing unchangeable
icons, removing uninstallable components, stopping pop-up ads, speeding
up file downloads, and much more. Users of both the Home Edition and
Pro Edition will find timesaving, fun, and useful hacks for virtually
every feature in their OS. Even if you're not yet a power user, this
book will have you well on your way.

***The Linux Web Server CD Bookshelf, Version 2.0
Order Number: 5296
"The Linux Web Server CD Bookshelf, Version 2.0" contains six of our
best-selling books on the open source web platform--all in one
searchable CD-ROM: "Linux in a Nutshell, 4th Edition;" "Running Linux,
4th Edition;" "Apache: The Definitive Guide, 3rd Edition;" "Programming
PHP;" "Managing & Using MySQL, 2nd Edition;" and "Practical mod_perl."
The CD also comes with a paperback edition of "Linux in a Nutshell, 4th
Edition." Never has it been easier to find what you need to know about
Linux web servers.

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